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Configuring WEP encrypted SSID

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WEP is a standard network protocol that adds security to 802.11 Wi-Fi networks. Here are the steps to secure your SSID with WEP on your Meraki network:
  1. Log in to Dashboard.
  2. Navigate to Configure > Access Control.
  3. Select the SSID you want to configure from the "SSID" drop down.
  4. Select "WEP (shared network key)" under the section "Association Requirements". 
  5. Enter the WEP key in the "Users must enter this key to associate:" field.
  6. Click the "Save changes" button.

Note: The WEP key you enter must be 10 or 26 characters long (for 64bit or 128-bit WEP respectively) and contain only digits and letters A through F. 


Dashboard only allows one WEP SSID to be enabled per network. The following error message will be displayed if an attempt is made to configure a second WEP SSID within the same network:

If there is a specific need for multiple WEP SSIDs, additional networks will need to be created to support this deployment.

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